Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records
(Hartford District),
Charles W. Manwaring,
Hartford, 1902,
Vol 3, p 40

          Bathshua DIXWELL, Middletown. Invt. !54-12-09. Taken 4 Mar 1730, by Joseph ROCKWELL & Robert WARNER. $ I, Bathsua DIXWELL, formerly of New Haven, now resident of Middletown, being fallen into old age, do make this my last will and testament: I give to my daughter Mary COLLINS, under whose care I now am, and to her children, all that part of worldly goods that I shall die possessed of. I give to my son-in-law, John COLLINS, my husband DIXWELL's Bible forever. My son-in-law, with Mary his wife, to be sole executors. Dated 8 Jun 1727. $ Bathshua DIXWELL, L.S. $ Witness: